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Deadline extended for PUC electricity bill assistance program

Posted June 29, 2020 | Last updated July 7, 2020

The Public Utility Commission of Texas extended the state’s Electricity Relief Program past its current July 17 deadline to Aug. 31, citing the governor’s decision to curtail certain economic activities in the face of rising coronavirus diagnoses and COVID-19 hospitalizations.

The PUC’s COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program is intended to help Texans in genuine financial distress as a result of COVID-19, when their utility bills will literally break their family budget. Because the cost of these temporary measures will ultimately be borne by rate payers, they should be reserved for those in dire circumstances.

View frequently asked questions about the program and sign up online.

To learn more, contact the PUC at 866-454-8387.

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